Friday Lunchtime Lectures
About This Show
Friday Lunchtime Lectures are for everyone. Held in the Open Data Institute every Friday at lunchtime, topics range from healthcare to making the best choice when selecting a university, all with an open data twist. The lectures do not require any specialist knowledge, and are about communicating the meaning and impact of open data for everyday life.
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Friday Lunchtime Lecture: How can banks keep up with FinTech?
3 days ago
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Easy and convenient access to financial services is becoming more important as more of us expect to be able to bank with our smartphones.
How are traditional banks reacting to consumer trends towards financial technology (FinTech), why it is important for FinTech providers to rely on traditional banks, and what role can big data play?
Various tools and solutions are emerging to help banks and other financial institutions join the growing trend towards FinTech, to support their existing customers better and make their operations more efficient. In this lecture, Anna Krause will explain some solutions, the FinBot platform in particular, and why open source remains a priority for widespread transparency.
About the speaker
Anna Krause works on the FinBot platform and on the peer-2-peer app Paylet. She was previously a part of the Future Entrepreneurs of Denmark, where she developed FinTech solutions. Anna specialises in payment systems, behavioural research in millennials, bots and blockchain solutions. Finbot is an ODI Member.